Advance voting continues today

Advance voting continues today for the Richmond County special purpose local option sales tax issue.


As of Wednesday, 1,450 people have cast early votes in the referendum on a proposed $184.7 million package, according to the Richmond County Board of Elections.

Voting is being held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. this week at the Board of Elections, 530 Greene St.; Henry Brigham Recreation Center, 2463 Golden Camp Road; and Warren Road Recreation Center, 300 Warren Road.

Board of Elections Executive Director Lynn Bailey has said she expects voter turnout to be about 15 percent.

All voters are required to show one of six forms of identification, including a Georgia ID card or driver's license.

Advance voting ends Friday, and the citywide special election is Tuesday.

For more information, call (706) 821-2340 or visit



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